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What Is a Vitamin C Powder? A Derm Weighs In

Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is an antioxidant that is known to help brighten, soften and refresh the appearance of dull skin. If you’ve been around the skin-care block, you’ve definitely heard about vitamin C eye creams, moisturizers and serums — but what about vitamin C powders? Ahead, we consulted with Skincare.com expert, Rachel Nazarian, M.D., of Schweiger Dermatology Group to break down the details about this unique way to apply vitamin C on the skin.

What Is a Vitamin C Powder?

According to Dr. Nazarian, a vitamin C powder is simply another form of the antioxidant in powder form that you mix with water to apply. “Vitamin C Powders were developed to control the instability of the ingredient because it’s a very unstable vitamin and oxidizes easily.” The vitamin C in it is more stable in powder form and is reconstituted every time you mix it with a liquid and apply it.

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Source: Skincare.com – What Is a Vitamin C Powder? A Derm Weighs In By, Alanna Martine Kilkeary

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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